Ten Notable US Mint Directors and What They Are Known For

Ten Notable US Mint Directors and What They Are Known For

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   #1. David Rittenhouse (April 1792 - June 1795) The term “polymath” is usually employed to describe the...
NGC on Global Growth, Technology, and New Grading Scale: An Interview with Mark Salzberg

NGC on Global Growth, Technology, and New Grading Scale: An Interview with Mark Salzberg

On October 17, CoinWeek published a lengthy interview with CAC founder John Albanese in which we discussed the formulation of PCGS, NGC, and CAC;...
US Gold Coins - What Are Coins With Character?

US Gold Coins – What Are Coins With Character?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com   CoinWeek Content Partner ......   On the front page of my website (www.raregoldcoins.com) you will see the tagline "Coins with Character". This...
CoinWeek Streaming News: Let’s Talk High-End Eisenhower Dollars (w/ James Sego)

CoinWeek Streaming News: Let’s Talk High-End Eisenhower Dollars (w/ James Sego)

  CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...
CoinWeek Podcast #171: The Spiritual Bank of Seth Paine

CoinWeek Podcast #171: The Spiritual Bank of Seth Paine

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
Coins of the British Palestinian Mandate

Coins of the British Palestinian Mandate

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   A great wellspring of revolution, the First World War upended the Middle East and totally eroded Ottoman control in...
CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space

CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
Coins of Ancient Greek Troas (Troad): Part 2

Coins of Ancient Greek Troas (Troad): Part 2

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 * * * This article is the second part on...
Top 10 Most Controversial US Coins

Top 10 Most Controversial US Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   The 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle Sold in 2021 for $18.87 million USD, this is officially the most expensive...
"Deadwood Collection" of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

“Deadwood Collection” of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

After 24 years of research and competitive buying, collector Craig Krueger is ready to part with “The Deadwood Collection” * * * By CoinWeek ..... Collector Craig...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of November

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of November

By CoinWeek .....   November is a big month in United States Mint history. Yellow fever was a recurrent problem in the early years, costing the lives...
A CAC Grading Service? CoinWeek Interview With John Albanese

A CAC Grading Service? CoinWeek Interview With John Albanese

On October 17, CoinWeek conducted a lengthy telephone interview with Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) President John Albanese to discuss a range of issues related...

Why Collectors Dream of Owning an 1894-S Barber Dime

By Blanchard & Company ......   Barber dimes were minted from 1892 through 1916 and struck at four different mints. In 1894, however, the San Francisco Mint...
Coins of Ancient Greek Troas (Troad): Part 1

Coins of Ancient Greek Troas (Troad): Part 1

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 * * * Troas, unlike the subject of my previous...

CoinWeek Podcast #168: Remembering David Lisot, CoinWeek Co-Founder

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
The Circulation Coins of East Germany

The Circulation Coins of East Germany

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   When the Allies withdrew the Reichsmark from circulation in their respective occupation zones on June 20, 1948 in response...
Aaron Berk: Ancient Coin Podcast - Episode 2

Aaron Berk: Ancient Coin Podcast – Episode 2

In the upcoming season of the CoinWeek Podcast, ancient coin expert Aaron Berk (Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.) will appear as a recurring guest alongside...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Money Before Coinage

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Money Before Coinage

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Incas had rivers full of gold and mountains full of silver, and they used gold and silver for...
Six Gold Coins From the Bass Collection I Liked: An Analysis

Six Gold Coins From the Bass Collection I Liked: An Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   On September 29, 2022, the first part of four sales featuring the Harry Bass Core Collection was...
Collecting French FDC Coin Sets

Collecting French FDC Coin Sets

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Starting in 1964, the Paris Mint began producing a new series of special mint sets with very limited mintages....
Money of Necessity: U.S. Military Payment Certificates

Money of Necessity: U.S. Military Payment Certificates

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   During World War 2, the United States Military marched straight into a monetary exchange issue: What do you use...
CoinWeek Podcast: Episode 167: American Silver Eagle Musings

CoinWeek Podcast: Episode 167: American Silver Eagle Musings

The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of October

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of October

By CoinWeek .....   October has historically been an important month for the United States Mint. In its earliest days, October marked the beginning of a mission...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - 1922 No D Lincoln Cent

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1922 No D Lincoln Cent

Counterfeit 1922 No D Lincoln cent   By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 1922 No D Lincoln cent has long been popular with...

The Numismatic Callbacks of the Game of Thrones Coinage

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   With the successful recent premiere of HBO’s House of the Dragon--a prequel to George R.R. Martin’s A Song of...
Foreign Coins Struck by the United States Mint: The Mint in World War II

Foreign Coins Struck by the United States Mint: The Mint in World War II

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As with during World War I, the United States Mint played a vital role in supporting the Allied powers...
The Copper Coinage of George III

The Copper Coinage of George III

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Commonly known as the "Mad King" who lost the American colonies, George III was, for most of his reign,...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Iconoclasts - Michael Shutterly

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Iconoclasts

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Iconoclastic Controversy was a period of near civil war in the Byzantine Empire that began in about...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Celtiberians

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Celtiberians

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   AT THE BEGINNING of recorded history, the Iberian Peninsula was inhabited by a variety of peoples. Iberians, who spoke a...
Coin Board News Number 64 - For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Coin Board News Number 64 – For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 64 — Fall 2022   BACK IN THE GAME Yes, after a bit...